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Topic: Toshiba

Low inventory, new drives raise questions on future of Apple's iPod classic

02/08/2011, 12:02 pm

Availability of Apple's only remaining hard drive-based portable media player, the 160GB iPod classic, has run low at some stores, as Toshiba has begun sales of a new 1.8-inch hard drive with a 220GB maximum capacity.

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Apple doubles awarded patents, reaching 563 in 2010

01/11/2011, 08:01 am

Apple was awarded 563 patents in 2010, making it the No. 46 global company in terms of inventions recognized by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office last year.

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Sharp, Apple partnering to build $1.2B LCD plant - report

12/17/2010, 12:12 pm

Days after a story claiming Apple and Toshiba were going to partner to build an LCD factory was emphatically denied, a new report now claims that Apple is instead partnering with Sharp to build a $1.2 billion facility.

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Toshiba building new LCD plant with Apple's help - rumor [u]

12/13/2010, 08:12 pm

Apple is rumored to be investing in part of a $1 billion LCD factory that Toshiba is building mainly to supply panels for the iPhone, as the hugely successful smartphone continues to strain manufacturing capacity with its explosive growth.

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Toshiba NAND flash outage not expected to affect Apple products

12/09/2010, 11:12 am

Operations at a Toshiba chip factory in Japan have been at a standstill since a power outage occurred on Wednesday, but the stoppage is not expected to have a major impact on the production of Apple's products.

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Toshiba announces MacBook Air solid state drives available for sale

11/08/2010, 08:11 am

Toshiba this week announced that its Blade X-gale SSD series -- the same product first introduced in the new MacBook Air -- is now available for mass market sales, potentially bringing up to 256GB of storage to devices like tablets and laptops, and allowing Apple users easier upgrades.

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Apple's iPad shaking up hard drive industry - report

10/20/2010, 12:10 am

As Apple's success with the iPad continues to grow, hard drive makers warn that sales of Apple's tablet will continue eating away at sales of hard drive-equipped PCs.

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Apple executives dodge data center, FaceTime questions in earnings call

07/20/2010, 08:07 pm

As usual, Apple's executives kept close to a carefully prepared script on the company's stellar financial results, being careful not to reveal too much about the company's future plans, including its data center cloud services and broader open support for FaceTime video calling.

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Intel reports record quarter, other Apple suppliers see strong sales

07/14/2010, 07:07 am

Strong Mac, iPhone and iPad sales have resulted in success not only for Apple, but for the companies that supply the components that make up the in-demand technology.

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iSuppli: Apple was only US PC maker to outgrow market in Q1 2010

06/04/2010, 03:06 pm

The greatest growth in the PC industry in the first quarter of 2010 came from overseas computer manufacturers, with one exception in the U.S.: Apple.

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Apple tops PC rivals in customer experience, but iTunes lags behind

01/13/2010, 08:01 pm

In a recent survey of customer experience, Apple ranked above its main competitors in the personal computing space, but consumers found iTunes to be behind rivals Barnes & Noble and Amazon.

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Toshiba announces 64GB NAND flash chip, likely iPhone bound

12/15/2009, 07:12 am

Toshiba has announced its new 64GB embedded NAND flash memory module will offer the highest available capacity in the industry in the first quarter of 2010.

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Apple, others hit with lawsuit over '90s Ethernet patents

10/19/2009, 12:10 pm

A Texas company has targeted Apple and a number of other technology companies in a new lawsuit regarding a handful of computer networking patents issued in the 1990s.

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Apple creates worldwide NAND flash shortage; China Mobile deal

09/14/2009, 09:09 am

Apple's iPhone and iPods use so much NAND flash memory that there is a worldwide dearth of memory chips; and negotiations with China Mobile for the iPhone are ongoing.

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ITC investigates Apple after flash memory patent complaint

08/25/2009, 03:08 pm

The U.S. International Trade Commission is investigating a number of technology companies that make or use NAND flash memory, including Apple, after a patent-related complaint was filed.

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Apple tops magazine tech support survey rankings

08/06/2009, 01:08 pm

A study of major laptop manufacturers' technical support service found Apple to be at the top of its class, while competitors like Dell and HP lagged well behind the Mac-maker.

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Apple hogging Toshiba memory; future 1GHz iPhone chip?

07/27/2009, 06:07 pm

Apple's demand for flash memory is proving insatiable in the run-up to new iPods, according to one report. Also, Samsung has developed technology that could increase the processor speed of future Apple handhelds.

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Sluggish sales of 1.8-inch drives may signal end to iPod classic

07/15/2009, 10:07 am

As flash memory and solid state drives become the new standard, Samsung and Toshiba have struggled to sell their latest high-capacity 1.8-inch hard disk drives, perhaps signaling that the end of an era is imminent for the iPod.

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MacBooks sweep latest Consumer Reports scores

05/04/2009, 09:05 pm

Apple snags nearly 10% of US PC market in third quarter

10/14/2008, 05:10 pm

With just days to go before Apple announces the results of its fourth fiscal quarter, new data from market research firm Gartner has the Mac maker snagging a near 10 percent share of the US PC market for the three month period ending September, with its unit shipments growing more than six times the industry average.

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